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Title Order [manuscript]: St. Louis, to the President and Directors of the Bank of the Ut. States, 1808 Apr. 29
Author Lewis, Meriwether (1774-1809)
Document Type Official Record; Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Order, dated April 29, 1808, written by Meriwether Lewis while serving as governor of the Louisiana Territory headquartered at St. Louis. In this document Lewis authorizes the Bank of the United States to pay Joseph Charless one hundred dollars. Charless, a printer and publisher, founded the newspaper the Missouri Gazette in St. Louis in 1808.
Names Charless, Joseph (1772-1834)
Places Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Keywords bank, money, payment, financial transactions, government, governor, newspaper, business
Theme American Indians and the US Government
Culture Area Great Plains, Northeast, Southeast
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 531
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue